Jack Hollingsworth

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Jun 01, 2002 0 comments

Go to the newsstand, pick up a magazine--any one will do--and take a look at the ads that feature people. What are they doing? More important, what are they feeling? What emotions are they expressing? I'll bet that the emotional content of the photograph...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Apr 01, 2002 0 comments

I hadn't planned on writing about travel portraiture; after all, we've discussed it directly or peripherally a few times before. I was leaning toward some how-to, application-type things--photography at resorts and on cruise ships, or maybe how to tackle...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Feb 01, 2002 0 comments

Ready to take the next step in travel photography? Then get ready for world photography. Open up one of the big travel magazines--Conde Nast Traveler, Travel & Leisure, Travel Holiday, Island--or one of the airline magazines or...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Dec 01, 2001 0 comments

I was talking recently with a writer who asked me what my favorite place to photograph in all the world was. I answered without hesitation. "Asia," I said. But when he asked why, I said, "You know, I'm not sure."

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Oct 01, 2001 0 comments

I plan to the hilt. As a pro traveling on assignment or for stock shooting, I have to, but the problem is I often feel I'm overloaded with itineraries and details. I've got my shot list, my research reports, my source notes. I...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Jun 01, 2001 0 comments

I first heard the phrase 10 years ago, and I don't remember exactly who said it, but he called them "the big littles," and he meant people positioned to appear small in the midst of sweeping landscapes. You know, the opposite of what...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Apr 01, 2001 1 comments

I've spoken to photographers who believe that "color for color's sake" is a crutch, a cheap shot, because a photograph based on color is not doing what a photograph should do. It doesn't tell you anything, doesn't reveal...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Feb 01, 2001 0 comments

It's the seeing that's
the magic, not the technique, the execution, or the equipment. The magic
that makes the difference between an okay photograph and a great one is
seeing the scene or the element in the scene, capturing it and moving...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Dec 01, 2000 0 comments

I call it "total coverage"-bringing back the photos that tell the story of a place, an event, a personality. The concept comes from the days, over 15 years ago, when I shot film and video and worked through what was practically a check list of shots that...

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Jack Hollingsworth Posted: Oct 01, 2000 0 comments

When I'm going to be photographing in another country, whether on an assignment for a client or an assignment for myself to produce stock images, there are three things I'm acutely aware of: my own safety; the need for me to be respectful of cultures...

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